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Tropical Forests Dynamics

2 ECTS Kourou Year 2 Semester 3 Compulsory Environmental sciences


  • Collective and individual descriptors,
  • Spatial structuring of individuals and populations,
  • Dynamic processes in tropical forests.

Learning outcomes

Understand the dynamics of a tropical forest (recruitment, growth, mortality of trees). Recognize the different stages and know the means to observe and study these dynamics.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures in the classroom and visit of the Paracou field station.

Type of assessment

  • Individual
  • Written exam


  • Location : Kourou
  • ECTS granting : AgroParisTech
  • Organisation : AgroParisTech


Stéphane Traissac

Stéphane Traissac

  • AgroParisTech, Kourou France